Search results for ‘common cause’


  • Non-profit

    Jewish Communal Fund

    The Jewish Communal Fund is a community foundation and administrator of donor-advised funds that promotes and facilitates charitable giving within the Jewish community in the greater New York City area. The organization was founded in 1972 and since has grown to serve donor-advised fund holders across the United States and
  • Person

    Meredith McGehee

    Meredith McGehee is a lobbyist, political consultant, and political commentator primarily concerned with left-of-center campaign finance advocacy. She is the founder of McGehee Strategies, a lobbying firm, and the executive director of left-of-center advocacy group Issue One. Though McGehee is generally aligned with the Democratic Party, she has criticized
  • Other Group

    The Voter Project

    The Voter Project is a left-of-center organization that promotes increased vote-by-mail and voter registration in Pennsylvania. 1 Originally founded in 2020 to implement Pennsylvania’s Act 77 law that expanded
  • Person

    Mary McCord

    Mary McCord is a left-of-center attorney, academic, and former Obama administration Department of Justice official who directs the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection at the Georgetown University Law Center. McCord was a federal prosecutor for 20 years before taking a senior position in the Justice Department
  • Person

    Matthew Weil

    Matthew Weil is an election administration policy advocate who directs the elections project at the left-of-center Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC). He first joined the BPC in 2013 and had previously worked for the Treasury Department, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, and the center-right American Enterprise Institute.
  • Non-profit

    Omidyar Nexus

    Not to be confused with Omidyar Network (Nonprofit) The Omidyar Nexus describes a collection of nonprofit and for-profit organizations associated with and funded by Pierre Omidyar, a billionaire donor to center-left political causes and founder of eBay. Information about each member of the nexus is compiled below; for
  • Person

    Lawrence Norden

    Lawrence Norden is a left-of-center election policy advocate and attorney who works as the senior director of elections and government policy at the Brennan Center for Justice. Norden has been a longtime commenter on election administration policy and campaign finance and is particularly well known for his research on
  • Person

    Elizabeth Goitein

    Elizabeth (Liza) Goitein is an attorney and public policy professional who currently directs the Liberty and National Security Policy portfolio at the Brennan Center for Justice, a left-of-center advocacy group and public interest legal center located at New York University. Much of Goitein’s professional work centers around the analysis
  • Person

    Dipayan Ghosh

    Dipayan Ghosh is a left-leaning technology policy advisor and computer scientist who currently is a fellow and co-director of the Platform Accountability Project at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He previously was a White House technology policy advisor
  • Person

    Avery Davis-Roberts

    Avery Davis-Roberts is the associate director of the Carter Center’s Democracy Program, where she has worked since January 2003. She is also a member of the National Task Force of Election Crises and a board member of the Election Reformers Network.
  • Non-profit

    Election Reformers Network

    The Election Reformers Network (ERN) is a pressure group which pushes for changes to the way that elections are conducted in the United States. While the organization describes itself as nonpartisan, it identifies itself as a “proud” member of the Bridge Alliance, a collective of more than 100 activist
  • Other Group

    National Task Force on Election Crises

    The National Task Force on Election Crises is a left-of-center group that advises state and national officials on securing elections against natural disasters, cyberattacks, and pandemics. While the group is ostensibly non-partisan, most of its members are Democrats and its proposed reforms are generally opposed by Republicans. About The National
  • Person

    Michael Quattrone

    Michael Quattrone is a member of the wealthy Rockefeller family who is a poet, singer-songwriter, and nonprofit consultant, board member, and founder. He has personally funded Democratic candidates and used his position in philanthropy to fund left-of-center organizations. He is a grandson to David Rockefeller and recently become more involved
  • Person

    Aaron Scherb

    Aaron Scherb is a career left-of-center policy advocate and lobbyist. He is the senior director of legislative affairs at Common Cause, an activist group that promotes campaign finance laws and redistricting initiatives that favor Democratic Party politicians. Previously, Scherb was the legislative program manager at Every Voice, another
  • Other Group

    Indivisible ReSisters Walnut Creek (IRWC)

    Indivisible ReSisters Walnut Creek (IRWC) is a California-based local representative of the national Indivisible Project. 1 Its left-leaning activism aligns its efforts with many different groups including the Black Voters Matter Fund
  • Other Group

    Secure Elections Network

    The Secure Elections Network is a left-leaning election policy advocacy organization founded in 2020 that attempts to provide left-leaning election administration activists with training and educational tools around election administration. The organization is staunchly supportive of increasing mail-in balloting as well as a set of election administration policies introduced by
  • Other Group

    Colorado Families First (Yes on 118)

    Colorado Families First, also known as Yes on 118, was a ballot initiative campaign supporting a left-leaning statewide paid family leave payroll tax and mandate proposal titled Proposition 118 that was on the ballot in Colorado during the 2020 election. The proposal was passed with 57% of the vote,
  • Non-profit

    Secure Democracy

    Founded in 2018, Secure Democracy, now known as Secure Democracy USA,  is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit that bills itself as a nonpartisan organization, but has deep ties to left-leaning activists, PACs, and law firms. The organization works exclusively on election policy advocacy, and supports expanding early voting, further use of mail-in
  • Government Agency

    Biden Administration – Independent Agencies

    This profile contains Biden Administration nominations and appointments made at independent agencies of the United States government. Nominations and Appointments AmeriCorps Michael D. Smith is Chief Executive Officer of AmeriCorps (officially the Corporation for National and Community Service). He most recently served as Executive Director of the My Brother’s
  • For-profit

    Elias Law Group

    The Elias Law Group is the law firm of Marc Elias, the former long-standing leader of the political law practice at Perkins Coie, a major law firm that serves Democratic politicians. In August 2021, Elias left Perkins Coie with ten partners and three counsels to establish the Elias